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FDA Approves Dose Escalation Label Update For Puma's NERLYNX In Metastatic Breast Cancer

Puma Biotechnology Inc. (PBYI) said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved dose escalation label update for the company's NERLYNX or neratinib in HER2-positive early stage and metastatic breast cancer.

The dose escalation of NERLYNX therapy demonstrated improved management and prevention of Grade 3 diarrhea.

Puma believes that utilizing dose escalation has the potential to improve the overall tolerability of NERLYNX and increase the average length of therapy, with the end result benefiting more patients battling breast cancer.

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